BALTIMORE, Md., Dec. 9, 2008 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jimmy Jazz, a leading urban clothing and shoe retailer, was recently voted as “Best Place to Buy Sneakers” in the City Paper’s annual Best of Baltimore issue. “Your achievement helps highlight the strength of Baltimore’s vibrant and expanding economy and the superior goods and services that the city has to offer,” stated Maryland Governor, Martin O’Malley in a letter of achievement. Currently, the urban specialty retailer has over 60 locations in the eastern United States, which includes 2 stores in the city of Baltimore: Mondawmin Mall and Eastpoint Mall.

“We are honored to be recognized as the ‘Best Place to Buy Sneakers’ by Baltimore’s City Paper,” stated Robert Butler, Vice President of Merchandising for Jimmy Jazz. “Our team of footwear buyers takes great pride in selecting the hottest and latest styles available. Keeping up with the fast changing urban market has been key to our success.”

In addition to its fleet collection of popular men and women’s footwear brands like Nike, Adidas, New Balance, DC Shoes, Pastry, Cr8tive Reaction, and others – The Mondawmin and Eastpoint Jimmy Jazz locations keeps its clothing racks stocked with in demand urban apparel brands. Baltimore customers can complete their look with the latest in Rocawear, Coogi, Levi’s Blac Label, Champion, L-R-G and several other brands by top designers.

Jimmy Jazz also announced recently that they are creating their first web-store. “The company is building its first e-commerce site for online shopping, with an anticipated launch date in spring 2009,” commented David Wachter, VP of eCommerce for the company. “Customers have been asking to shop online for quit some time, and we are excited to offer premier lifestyle brands on the web and bring greater value to the Baltimore region.”

About Jimmy Jazz

Based in Brooklyn, New York, Jimmy Jazz stores are well known throughout the eastern United States for over 20 years. They offer uniquely inspired original urban streetwear, accessories and shoes with high energy and style.

Stores feature premier lifestyle brands including Ed Hardy, Laguna Beach, Timberland, Monarchy, Adidas Originals and Cr8tive Recreation, to name a few. They receive merchandise daily from vendors who are creating the hottest styles and colors, providing an ever-changing showcase of the newest fashion available for men, women, and kids.

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